Weekly News Roundup Aug 9 – 15, 2021

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week: Lil Wayne Opens Up About Mental Health, Childhood Suicide Attempt – Complex
August 15, 2021
**Method warning** Rapper Lil Wayne has opened up about his mental health in[…]

Weekly News Roundup Aug 3 – 8, 2021

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week:

After latest suicide, the Vessel in New York City’s Hudson Yards ponders its future – CNN
August 7, 2021
**Method warning** Discussions are ongoing regarding[…]

Research Roundup – May 2021

This is a summary of the latest significant Canadian () and international suicide research we collected in the past month: Chen, Y-Y., et al. (2021). Caregiving as suicide prevention : An ecological 20-country study of the association between men’s family carework, unemployment, and suicide. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology.[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 10 -16, 2021

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week:

Police Suicides – CBC Radio, Up North
May 13, 2021
Ontario NDP MPP France Gélinas would like to amend the Highway Memorials for Fallen[…]

Weekly News Roundup May 3 – 9, 2021

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week:

Mother speaks out against suicide forum after son’s death – BBC
May 8, 2021
Luke O’Hara died by suicide in February, and his mother, Julia[…]

Weekly News Roundup March 8 – 14, 2021

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week:

Featured:
Preliminary data shows Alberta’s suicide rates declined in 2020 – RD News Now
March 9, 2021
Preliminary data for suicide rates in Alberta in[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 8-15, 2021

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week:

Featured:
Preliminary data shows Alberta’s suicide rates declined in 2020 – EverythingGP
February 15, 2021
Preliminary data from the Medical Examiner’s office in Alberta shows[…]

Weekly News Roundup Feb. 1-7, 2021

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week: Featured:
Many assumed suicides would spike in 2020. So far, the data tells a different story – CBC
February 8, 2021
Preliminary data from medical examiner’s[…]

Weekly News Roundup Jan. 25-31, 2021

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week:

Teen suicide prevention during COVID-19: How parents and kids can have honest and safe conversations – Conversation
January 31, 2021
Suicide is the second leading[…]

Weekly News Roundup Nov. 23 – 29, 2020

Every day we scan news headlines and social media for items of interest to the field of suicide prevention. Here’s what we found last week:

In Japan, more people died from suicide last month than from Covid in all of 2020 – CNN
November 29, 2020
Japan has released[…]